|Name||William P. Mahoney, Jr.|
, Arizona , United States
Sep 19, 2021 06:51pm
|Info||Maricopa County Arizona Attorney, 1953-1956. |
William P. Mahoney, Jr., born in Prescott, had a prestigious political and law career. In addition to his tenure as Maricopa County Attorney, Mr. Mahoney was a Trial Judge Advocate in the Pacific war crimes trials following World War II. He was instrumental in getting convictions of the Japanese officers responsible for the execution of 102 American war prisoners on Wake Island. In 1962, Mr. Mahoney was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Ghana by President John F. Kennedy.
Son of former Mohave County Sheriff/former State Rep. William P. Mahoney, Sr., D-Mohave County.